The Memphis Grizzles noted how this system is confusing to the fans and tiresome to the players who would like to participate: “It has its good and bad things. It is positive that other players can be part of the National Teams and make themselves known. But I think it also confuses the fans because they don’t know who plays”. Memphis Grizzlies’ player thinks that the dialogue is the solution: “Each part should sit down and face these problems. We have to find a solution among all of us. We would love to be there, but for distance and travel, it is practically impossible”, Gasol added.
Jon Roser: #NEWS Grizzlies F JaMychal Green told me and @Eli560 tonight on @MemphisHustle broadcast he hopes to play next Saturday at Houston
In that time, Tatum’s has averaged 12.3 points and a team-high 9.0 rebounds. But NBA travel may be the biggest revelation to Tatum. The Celtics started the season with three games in four days, including two road trips. “I think the travel schedule — we played Cleveland and got back at 4 in the morning, played the Bucks (at home),” he said. “I thought we had the day off and I woke up and we had to fly to Philly. Oh my God, I just wanted the day off. How many games we play is ridiculous. It was a tough challenge for us. We lost to two good teams, games we could have won, then we won on the road. It’s just the small things we have to focus on.
Nick Friedell: Adam Silver says the league will continue “examining” the schedule, including the possibility of re-seeding teams 1-16 in the postseason, regardless of conference.
Nick Friedell: Adam Silver also notes that the league isn’t tied to an 82 game season in the future. He wants to make sure teams have balance within the schedule and enough time to rest. Sounds like this will be an ongoing discussion between owners and players.